This gold phoenix silk throw blanket is made from an upcycled vintage wedding kimono in soft buttery vintage silk. The base is woven in turquoise and cream with textural crane motifs. Over this is embroidered in real gilt thread amazing gold phoenix birds flying and swooping amongst lucky red berries.
Equally beautiful in the salon as a throw blanket or the boudoir as a bedspread quilt adding unique luxury to your decor. Or perhaps this one-of-a-kind vintage piece is ideal given as the ultimate new home or a thoughtful wedding gift?
* Size: 162cm x 150cm / 64” x 59” approx.
* Limited Edition of 1. Only one available.
* Lined in red vintage Japanese silk
* Silk and real gilt thread embroidery
Only one made, it is therefore totally unique and is hand crafted by cleverly upcycling part of a vintage silk Japanese wedding garment, dating from the Mid-Showa period (40+ years old). The front is a soft woven silk with crane motifs over embroidered with gilt thread phoenix and berries and the reverse is made from the authentic original silk lining of the garment in lucky red.
We will send you a free Hunted and Stuffed Guide to Symbols in Japanese Textiles to help you decode the hidden meanings.
The throw will arrive wrapped in gold tissue paper inside a gold presentation box.
We can ship worldwide.
(For shipping outside the UK, please note that you will be responsible for any import duties or customs charges levied at your countries border)